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Jargon Buster (F)

An easy to use A to Z of some of the most commonly used terms used throughout the water industry.

A B C D E F G H I J K L M
N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


final effluent
Typically, the effluent discharged from a treatment plant after completion of treatment of a domestic or industrial wastewater.

fine screen
A bar screen or wire mesh.

fluoridation
Application of fluoride to drinking water at the request of health authorities as a preventive measure against dental decay.

foul flooding
Flooding from a sewer.

foul sewer
A sewer conveying sewage, ie wastewater of domestic or industrial origin, excluding rainwater or surface water.


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